Birdwatching

Educational Activity; Birdwatcing and Bird camp

The AFRICAN WILDERNESS EXPERIENCE COLLEGE, will host 20 or so Tour Guide Course students from Tanzania for the event. It will be a camp as usual in Longido Township, northern Tanzania. Participants will be trained about Birds Identification and Birding Techniques as applied to East African Birds. Other subjects to be taught are Ecological Function of Birds; Birds Migration and its aspects; Cultural and Socio- Economic value of Birds.

Migratory shore bird monitoring and campaign in Wasur National Park

Migratory shore bird monitoring aiming to collect the data for migratory bird species management in national park. Campaign together the university's students are aiming to raise awareness for the community. In this activity, we will be giving some educational material i.e leaflets and brochures to the beach visitors in and around national park.

Learn from the winged teachers

The scholars, students, children, youth and general mass will be encouraged to display, write, draw, present the learning from the winged, feathered animals. This event will be more or less focusing on the sensitization of participants towards learning from birds.

Migratory Birds Under Scrutiny (Trekvogels onder de loep)

Our event program consists of the following:

  • Presentation on migratory birds: "Trekvogel onder weg" (Dutch) at the highschool "Groenhorst College" Almere.
  • Visit Oostvaardersplassen (wetlands):
    • Birdwatching at the lookout point Jan van de Boschpad (Almere).
    • A guided visit to the restricted areas in an electric vehicle (ecokar).
  • Creating a video about the Oostvaardersplassen for the WLI / MBP webpage.
  • Participate in the video/skype conference. 

Les Oiseaux et nous (Birds and us)

The « Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée » or CBG is a mining company exploiting bauxite since 1973 and co-owned by the Government of Guinea and international companies such as ALCO, Rio Tinto Alcan, etc.

To be aligned with international best practice, CBG has implemented a Biodiversity Program since  August 2016.

The objective of the CBG’s Biodiversity program is to implement a sustainable approach by engaging internal and external stakeholders.

Des visites ecologiques à Waladia, Maroc

Dans le cadre de la Journée Mondiale des Oiseaux Migrateurs et pour le rapprochement entre les écoles et oiseaux le long de la voie de migration de l’Atlantique de l’EST. Le Groupe de Recherche pour la Protection des Oiseaux au Maroc compte d'organiser des visites au profit des écoles au centre d'Information Ecologique à Waladia. Ce centre est géré par notre association.

"Marty Party" 4th Purple Martin WMBD Celebration

Sponsored by the city of Grand Prairie, Texas and the Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas, the 4th annual "Marty Party" celebrates World Migratory Bird Day 2017 with cultural and educational programs. This festival aims to educate people on the importance and conservation needs for the Purple Martin. As the largest swallow species in North America, the Purple Martin depends on human assistance to survive in migration stop-over areas in North Texas.

'Save The Birds and Let Them Free' Festival

The 'Hari Migrasi Burung Sedunia' (Save The Birds and Let Them Free) Festival is an activity designed to raise awareness and is a follow up to our WMBD commemoration of 2012. We hope to motivate people to value nature conservation through environmental education activities and a birding trip, in addition to provide recommendations to local governments, communities and interested parties with a lecture. We hope to reach out to bird watchers, students, local government officials and the general public of Jakarta.

Celebration of world migratory bird day in "La Cocha lagoon"

In celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day, the members of the Associacion para el Desarrollo Campesino, ADC, will participate in an event organized at the La Cocha lagoon (Ramsar wetland and place of great importance considering the birds’ migration to this part of South America).

Our association has been working with children and young people for the last 20 years through the "Heirs of the Planet" program, which mainly focuses on environmental and education activities for the empowerment of the inhabitants of La Cocha in recognizing and valuing the importance of birds.

Birds of Finnmark: Talks and Birdwatching

A two day event, involving talks and birdwatching in the evening will be hosted in Finnmark, Norway. The main species we will highlight is the Lesser White-fronted Goose. On the second day there will be an excursion to some remote wader staging sites in Lille Porsangen (approximately a 350km car drive).

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